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Council Agenda

The Council Agenda is the weekly list of items to come before the City Council. The agenda is available on Friday for the following week's Council meetings.

Individual items on the agenda will be linked as they become available. These items are only a convenience copy and will not reflect any changes made during Council meetings.

Written testimony on agenda items may be sent to the Council Clerk at cctestimony@portlandoregon.gov

Final Council documents available in Efiles: Council Records link

Portland City Council 

Council Agenda for July 15, 2020 (printable version)

Notice of Closure

The Council Clerk’s Office will be closed Friday, July 17, 2020 for a furlough day due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. If you need immediate assistance, please contact Josh McNeal at 503-865-6171 or Joshua.mcneal@portlandoregon.gov.

Sign up for public testimony for the July 15, 2020 Portland City Council Meetings

Register at the following link: 

WEDNESDAY AM

WEDNESDAY PM

  • Identify the agenda item(s) you want to testify on

  • Provide your name, email address, agenda item number(s), zip code and phone number.

  • After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar

The deadline to sign up for the July 15, 2020 Council meetings is Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

Please note, City Hall is closed to the public due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Under Portland City Code and state law, the City Council is holding this meeting electronically. All members of council are attending remotely by video and teleconference, and the City has made several avenues available for the public to listen to the audio broadcast of this meeting. The meeting is available to the public on the City's YouTube Channel, eGov PDX, www.portlandoregon.gov/video and Channel 30. The public can also provide written testimony to Council by emailing the Council Clerk at cctestimony@portlandoregon.gov.

Provide Public Testimony: City Council will hear public testimony on resolutions and ordinances (first readings only). Public testimony will be heard by electronic communication (internet connection or telephone). Please identify the agenda item(s) you want to testify on, and then visit the Council Clerk’s agenda webpage to register, www.portlandoregon.gov/auditor/councilagenda. Provide your name, agenda item number(s), zip code, phone number and email address. Individuals have three minutes to testify unless otherwise stated at the meeting. Testimony is not taken on communications, reports, second readings, proclamations or presentations in accordance with Code 3.02.040 F. and G. 

The deadline to sign up for the July 15, 2020 Council meetings is Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

Email the Council Clerk at cctestimony@portlandoregon.gov with any questions.

 

COMMUNICATIONS

 554  Request of Harrison Osbourn to address Council regarding Stanton Street crime  (Communication)

 555  Request of Lauren Osbourn to address Council regarding Stanton Street crime  (Communication)

 556  Request of Allan Rudwick to address Council regarding Stanton Street crime  (Communication)

 557  Request of Jessica Needham to address Council regarding Stanton Street crime  (Communication)

 558  Request of Elliott Parr to address Council regarding Stanton Street crime  (Communication)

CONSENT AGENDA – NO DISCUSSION

Mayor Ted Wheeler

 559  Reappoint Whit Middlecoff to the Portland Adjustment Committee for a term to expire July 19, 2024  (Report)

Office of Management and Finance

*560  Pay settlement of Homes with Style, Inc.’s property damage claim in the sum of $16,000 involving the Portland Bureau of Development Services  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly

Bureau of Transportation

 561  Authorize a Subrecipient Grant Agreement to Oregon Walks in the amount of $33,000, Community Cycling Center in the amount of $30,000, OPAL in the amount of $24,000, and Portland Community Reinvestment Initiatives in the amount of $15,000 for FY 2019/20, FY20/21 and FY21/22 for the SmartTrips, Connected Communities Transportation Demand Management program  (Ordinance)

 562  Authorize application to the Oregon Department of Transportation and Department of Land Conservation and Development for one Transportation and Growth Management program grant in the amount of up to $300,000 for transportation planning  (Ordinance)

REGULAR AGENDA

 563  Accept and appropriate $128,401,261 in 2020 Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act Funds and delegate authority to the Program Bureau Directors to execute contracts and agreements funded under the program  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioners Eudaly and Fritz)  30 minutes requested

Mayor Ted Wheeler

 564  Appoint Caryn Urata and Ezra Hammer to the Portland Adjustment Committee for terms to expire July 14, 2024  (Report)  10 minutes requested

Bureau of Environmental Services

*565  Authorize application to Environmental Protection Agency for a grant in the amount of up to $300,000 to fund a portion of the Organic Waste Receiving Facility to be constructed for the Bureau of Environmental Services  (Ordinance)

 566  Amend contract with Brown and Caldwell, Inc. for professional engineering services for the Force Avenue Wastewater Pump Station Remodel Project No. E10611, in the amount of $317,072  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30005421)  10 minutes requested

 567  Authorize a competitive solicitation and contract with the lowest responsible bidder and provide payment for construction of the Columbia Boulevard Wastewater Treatment Plant Organic Waste Receiving Facility Project No. E10804, for an estimated amount of $7,821,000  (Second Reading Agenda 533)

 568  Authorize the Bureau of Environmental Services to acquire certain permanent and temporary property rights necessary for construction of the Goose Hollow Sewer Rehabilitation Project No. E10683, through the exercise of the City’s Eminent Domain Authority  (Second Reading Agenda 534)

City Attorney

*569  Approve settlement agreement in the matter of City of Portland v. Monsanto et al. and authorize expenditure of settlement funds  (Ordinance)  15 minutes requested

Office of Management and Finance

 570  Approve findings to authorize an exemption for a class of public improvement contracts from the competitive bidding requirements and authorize the use of the alternative contracting method of Job Order Contracting for alterations construction services  (Ordinance)  20 minutes requested

Portland Housing Bureau

 571  Approve application under the Multiple-Unit Limited Tax Exemption Program under the Inclusionary Housing Program for Pepsi Blocks-Phase 1A, Building A located at 827 NE 27th Ave  (Second Reading Agenda 546)

Portland Parks & Recreation

*572  Authorize  Portland Parks & Recreation to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with TriMet to facilitate construction of its Redline Max capital  improvements and related park improvements on Park property at Gateway Green Park  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly

 573  Amend Evaluation of Applicants for Dwelling Units to make technical clarifications  (Ordinance; amend Code   Section 30.01.086)  15 minutes requested for items 574-575

 574  Amend Security Deposits; Pre-paid Rent to make technical clarifications  (Ordinance; amend Code Section 30.01.087)

Bureau of Transportation

 575  Amend Title 17 and Transportation Administrative Rules to update and add clarification for the permitting and condition of driveways  (Ordinance; repeal Code Section 17.28.100, amend 17.28.110; replace TRN-10.40)  15 minutes requested

 576  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with TriMet for Friends of Frog Ferry funding in the amount of $40,000 as part of local match for the State Transportation Improvement Funds discretionary grant in the amount $200,000 to develop the Frog Ferry Operations and Finance Plan  (Second Reading Agenda 549)

Sign up for public testimony for the July 15, 2020 Portland City Council Meetings

Register at the following link:

WEDNESDAY PM

  • Identify the agenda item(s) you want to testify on

  • Provide your name, email address, agenda item number(s), zip code and phone number.

  • After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar

The deadline to sign up for the July 15, 2020 Council meetings is Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, JULY 15, 2020

 577  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Rename a portion of N Lombard St to N Columbia Blvd between N Burgard Rd and N Kelley Point Park Rd to improve wayfinding in the Columbia-Lombard corridor  (Hearing; Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Eudaly)  30 minutes requested for items 577-585

 578  Rename N Burgard Rd to N Lombard St to improve wayfinding in the Columbia – Lombard corridor  (Hearing; Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Eudaly)

 579  Rename a portion of N Columbia Blvd to N Johnswood Dr from west of N Oswego Ave to east of N Buchanan Ave to improve wayfinding in the Columbia – Lombard corridor  (Hearing; Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Eudaly)

 580  Rename NE Lombard Pl to NE Lombard Ct to improve wayfinding in the Columbia – Lombard corridor  (Hearing; Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Eudaly)

 581  Rename NE Portland Hwy to NE Lombard St to improve wayfinding in the Columbia – Lombard corridor  (Hearing; Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Eudaly)

 582  Rename NE Columbia Pkwy to NE Columbia Blvd to improve wayfinding in the Columbia – Lombard corridor  (Hearing; Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Eudaly)

 583  Rename a portion of NE Columbia Blvd to NE Columbia Ct between NE Columbia Pkwy and NE 92nd Dr to improve wayfinding in the Columbia – Lombard corridor  (Hearing; Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Eudaly)

 584  Rename a portion of NE Columbia Blvd to NE 92nd Dr between NE 92nd Dr and NE Killingsworth St to improve wayfinding in the Columbia – Lombard corridor  (Hearing; Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Eudaly)

 585  Rename a portion of NE Killingsworth St to NE Lombard St from east of NE Cully Blvd to east of Interstate 205 to improve wayfinding in the Columbia – Lombard corridor  (Hearing; Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Eudaly)

THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, JULY 16, 2020

DUE TO LACK OF AGENDA THERE WILL BE

NO THURSDAY 2:00 PM MEETING

NOTE: “Time Certain” indicates that an item will not be heard by Council prior to the time specified.

Communications items are three minutes each. Regular Agenda items taking longer than five minutes have the time estimate noted next to the item.

The * indicates an emergency ordinance, which takes effect immediately if passed. Non-emergency ordinances require two readings and a 30-day waiting period before taking effect. Resolutions, reports, etc., adopted by Council are effective after adjournment.

The above summary is published by the City Auditor as provided by Section 2-113 of the Charter and Ordinance No. 130672.

The City of Portland will gladly accommodate requests for an interpreter or make other accommodations that further inclusivity. Please make your request at least 72 hours before the meeting to the Council Clerk 503-823-4086. (TTY 503-823-6868).

City Council meetings can be viewed at YouTube Channel, eGov PDX, www.youtube.com/channel/UCcPIUh7CWwtBXisMPHWG65g

The meetings are also cablecast on CityNet, Portland Community Media television. Watch CityNet on Xfinity Channel 30 and 330 (in HD) and CenturyLink Channels 8005 and 8505 (in HD).

Mary Hull Caballero

Auditor of the City of Portland

City Council will hear public testimony on resolutions and ordinances (first readings only). Public testimony will be heard by electronic communication (internet connection or telephone). Please identify the agenda item(s) you want to testify on, and then visit the Council Clerk’s agenda webpage to register, www.portlandoregon.gov/auditor/councilagenda. Provide your name, email address, agenda item number(s) and zip code. Individuals have 3 minutes to testify unless otherwise stated at the meeting. Testimony is not taken on communications, reports, second readings, proclamations or presentations in accordance with Code 3.02.040 F. and G. The deadline to sign up to provide public testimony is the Tuesday before the meeting at 4:00 p.m.

Written testimony may be emailed to the Council Clerk at cctestimony@portlandoregon.gov.

To schedule a communication, email your request to the Council Clerk.

Include your name, contact information, preferred date and a brief description of the subject you will be addressing. For full details, see testimony policies and procedures,

https://www.portlandoregon.gov/citycode/testimony

Clerk Email: karla.moore-love@portlandoregon.gov

Council Clerk Testimony: cctestimony@portlandoregon.gov

US Mail: Council Clerk, 1221 SW Fourth Ave., Room 130, Portland OR  97204

Declaration Required by Lobbyists. Portland City Code 2.12.060 states, prior to offering public testimony before City officials, at the beginning of any meetings or phone calls with City officials, or in emails and letters to City officials, a lobbyist must declare which lobbying entity he or she is authorized to represent for that communication.

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